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Aug 29
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Running Update

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Wow, it’s been  since April 23rd since I last wrote. I really didn’t think it had been that long. In my head, I write lots of posts on my runs and yes, I’ve been running! But then I wonder if I should keep the blog or not because it’s not really purposeful but ya know, it did use to be fun. So no, I don’t have any illusions about the importance of this blog other than the fact that in …

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Apr 23
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Time to Kick Butt and Get Training

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This time last year, Phil asked me to marry him and between then and March 24, 2012 my life was pretty busy preparing for the wedding and our life together. Naturally this blog and my training was put on hold.

No, I didn’t stop working out, but my goals changed. I just wanted to be as healthy as possible so I could look my best on my wedding day. I came very close to my goals and I was ultimately, very …

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Dec 10
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Accidental Barefoot Running

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I’ve been doing all sorts of working out lately but haven’t really known how to blog about it. I mean I have taken such an absence of writing that it’s hard to jump back in. I guess planning a wedding is a pretty good excuse. But the wedding planning is going okay. I’m pretty much resigned to a long to do list on that one.
But back to the topic at hand. This past week I started doing some new workouts …

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Mar 18
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Simply the Best: Garmin Forerunner 110

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I’m back. Took me a while to feel like sharing all my working out and attempting to live my healthiest life. Emphasis on the sharing. Sometimes, I just lack the willingness to write and document especially when I do it all day for work. I’m very happy with my break but I’m ready to start sharing again and in turn learn from my experiences.
A big change since I last blogged was my Christmas present from Phil. I received a Garmin …

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Oct 21
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Scenic Run – Patriots Point, Mt. Pleasant, SC

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A couple Fridays ago, I found a new scenic route in Mt. Pleasant I really enjoy. And, it doesn’t involve having to run over the Ravenel Bridge but under it instead.
I parked and started my run at the Mt. Pleasant Waterfront Park. I know some people don’t like paying to park but it’s only 50cents for an hour and it feels like my car is relatively safe there. Plus, I feel safe with so many people around.
I ran in the …

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Oct 7
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Can You Say Nike+ Fail?

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I bought new shoes. I put Nike+ chip in a pouch on new shoes (just like I did with old shoes). Uh, no, this isn’t an accurate recording of my workout. I ran and walked over 3.5 miles in those 50mins. I mean, really? A 71:45min/mi pace, is that possible?

I adjusted the chip to be under my shoelaces so it would record correctly. Uhhh nope, still Fail.
Investigative work to be continued…

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Sep 14
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Measure Up: 30 Day Shred

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Well, after so long of reading about how good a workout Jillian Michael’s 30-Day Shred workout dvd is, I finally bought my own copy. For under $10 at Target, I couldn’t argue with trying it out. I also picked up a couple cheap 5lb weights. I know they recommend you start at 3lbs but I do a lot of strength training regularly and was pretty confident I could challenge myself better if I started with the heavier weights.
Main reason I …

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Aug 18
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Adventures in Self Propelled Treadmill Land

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Tonight, I tried something new at the gym. I kept seeing these odd treadmills. People seemed to be running on them okay and well it was cool and new. They were self propelled and curvy. Turns out, it’s called a Woodway Curve Non-Motorized Treadmill. I liked the concept, you run at your own speed based on your movement/effort and not the forced speed of the treadmill. I was a little apprehensive at first as you can see below. It’s definitely …

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Aug 13
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Sweaty, Happy Girl

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This is me, last night 🙂
Post-Spinning Class (notice beads of sweat on forehead)
I was so happy!
Why? I’m officially back at my old gym in Mt. Pleasant and in two days I’ve taken an excellent yoga class and a very sweaty and tough (but enjoyable) Spin class. The Spin class was exactly as it should have been and my instructor Heather, was top notch. I hadn’t had a good, sweaty spin session since June when we visited friends in DC and …

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Jul 15
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Not As Planned

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I’ve been gone for a little while. It’s because I went on vacation, a real vacation, to a beach, where I enjoyed a care-free non-work lifestyle for a week.
View from the top deck of our beach house.
I had good intentions. I even went for a great 3.7 mile run around the neighborhood before we left.
Check out the new (dorky) wrist band I use 🙂
We arrived on a Saturday. The location was tremendous. Beach Front. Two decks. Walkway to the beach. …

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